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Topper (1979)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  9 November 1979 (USA)
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A recently deceased couple try, any way they can, to get into heaven rather than wander the Earth as invisible souls with no purpose.

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A recently deceased couple try, any way they can, to get into heaven rather than wander the Earth as invisible souls with no purpose.

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Mies joka ei osannut pitää hauskaa  »

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This television film was made as a Pilot for a proposed TV series starring Jackson and Stevens. See more »

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An unsuccessful variation
15 April 2002 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

The Topper story is funny because it's terrifyingly serious. Images of the dead warn a man that his time is limited and that he's wasting what little there is of it.

In the TV series, Topper was a beaten-down man, his life colorless because he is becalmed somewhere between failure and success. In this new version, Topper is a great success in business and the point is that when you reach the top, there's nothing there for you. It's an interesting variation, but nobody seems to have found it a fruitful source of humor.


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